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showdown between president obama and governor mitt romney. tomorrow is final debate on foreign policy could michael or break the election now, only 16 days away. at stake momentum with millions of voters expected to tune in. there is a brand-new "wall street journal" poll showing just how tight this race is. take a look. president obama and governor romney tied at 47% among likely voters. john roberts is live at the site in boca raton, florida. what is the race looking like there? >> vast looking very tight. you mentioned the "wall street journal" poll. that is a battle ground states. this is where things could change. we were talking about how important these debates are. it's difficult to overstate because unlike most election cycles these debates have been moving the numbers. the goal for governor romney is to hang on those solid gains he has made since the first debate three weeks ago. he has been heavily involved in debate prep, hunkered down for last couple of days. took some time out to attend church with his wife. then earlier this afternoon presided over a ceremonial coin toss at a
. and his case with mitt romney. remember the old positions he said. and you go in to vote or in election day. bottom line they think mitt romney flip flopped and reminded he took conservative position and moving back to middle. romney campaign said it is a the president picking on mitt romney in a petty way they say such as the rolling stone. he used the actual profanity to describe mitt romney and here is the president pressed by that from a denver station. take a lock. >> this was a conversation after an interview, a casual interview with a reporter. and the basic point that i have been talking about in the campaign. people know what i mean and they know that i mean what i say and what i care about and who i am fighting for . no further evidence than the fact of the president of the united states coming here to new hampshire a week and half before the election . only four electoral votes. if he thought it was in the bag he wouldn't come here. look at the politics average. in this state the president's average and 48 and mitt romney 47. 1.3 percent separating the men in a state that is
, with governor romney's trip overseas this past summer. here's david axelrod from this morning. >> they don't want someone who is reckless and consistently wrong on foreign policy issues as governor romney has. we remember his dukes of hazard tour of international destinations over the summer, where he not only roiled the countries not as friendly, but our best ally, britain. >> governor romney, tomorrow night, will turn to his strong point, the economy, linking it with foreign policy, saying you can't have a strong foreign policy without having a strong economy. president obama, over the last couple of days, has been making fun of governor romney's shift to the middle, saying he has rom ne-sia. here's what senator marco rubeo had to say to president obama about that earlier today. >> what is your plan? where's the president's plan to save medicare? where's the president's plan on taxes? where's the president's plan on energy? why isn't he talking about those things? >> with the exception of governor romney doing a ceremonial stay on the coin tosh campaigns are hunkered down for tomorrow ni
polls show president obama and romney running neck-and-neck, there are signs that the momentum may be shifting. it could have something to do with how americans view the candidates. look at this daily tracking poll showing the president's approval rating plunging. losing 7 points in a few days. quite a jump. david hawkins from cq roll call daily briefing joins us. >> good morning. >> seven points. that's a big difference, more than we've seen in a while. how much weight do you place in the poll? >> it happened this spring. to be honest i'm skeptical of this poll. gallup, as you may know, seems to have been tracking a little bit more negative towards the president and positive towards romney than all the other polls. it is also what -- it's interesting that there doesn't seem to be a reason why, in that one week, which started the morning of the debates and goes until friday, what about the job performance caused a swoon. potentially after the debate he became a full-time candidate so maybe people said he should do things more presidential. who knows, maybe his reaction to the storm
the undecided voters who have yet to commit? joining me, a romney supporter, congressman, thank you for your time today. >> hey, glad to be with you. >> reporter: stephanie cutter said this morning, they have momentum, they are racking up a number of key editorial endorsements and they feel good about where they are. how do you respond? >> i wouldn't trade places with them. i think there is an air of desperation at team obottom a. mitt romney's rolling, he got the great endorsement from the des moines register, the polls show us moving in the right direction. i think the country knows its off track. we can't afford four more years. they feel comfortable, they are willing to make that change. >> shannon: democrats have repeatedly said, they believe they hold the advantage with the early voting, which in some cases started weeks ago and maybe before the folks made up their minds in the first deigate, the second debate, the third debate. how do you think that's going to impact the race? >> the first debate will be one of the most pivotal moments and just watch the debate, you will see how gover
majority -- [applause] that a republican majority remains in the house. [applause] and that mitt romney is the president-elect for the united states. [applause] and so, -- i want, i am going to show you a short video of what is happening in america so that you know you are not in this alone. we are 10 days away from the most important election that we have ever seen and we are going to win. god bless you and: >> they are breaking away and we'll get the latest on the path of hurricane sandy. maria molena has an update on the powerful storms path and where it is heading. and it is it and so it is a large storm. and it is in the northeast and for today we are feeling the impact of the tropical storm impact in portions of the carolina coastline and south carolina and southeastern portions of the state of virginia and gusts up to 50 miles per hour possible and a lot of heavye storm will contino move northward and the rain will increase anywhere from 25 to 50 miles per hour and beach erosion will be a big concern along with coastal flood the combination of the on shore flow pushing water inla
>>> with the threat of hurricane on the horizon, president obama and mitt romney keep their eye on the prize. they are attending several events. welcome, great to have you here inside america's election headquarters. i'm jane jane. >> governor mitt romney making a last minute push for votes in the building ground state. polls are showing for the race for the white house is tighter than ever. carl cameron is live in florida heading to kissimmee where he is expected at another rally. what is the latest. >> reporter: hi, gregg. one of romney en route to kissimmee for the second event of the day. all the events, mitt romney has not postponed because of hurricane sandy as it bears down on the east coast. there were three plans, they will be moved to later dates and he will join us with paul ryan in ohio tomorrow in order to steer clear of the storm. earlier today he was in the panhandle, up there talking to conservative republicans and n pens colt la, a g.o.p. stronghold. a combination of really trying to organize and rally the base. get them out to vote as well as courting moderate
, florida in the next hour and crowd of supporters are awaiting remarks from governor mitt romney and crucial battleground state of ohio. we'll bring you that live. first, let's check in political kosh dented carl cameron. she streaming live -- let's check in with carl cameron. >> live in i-75 having left where the event was a little while ago. we are en route where we'll have second of three events in ohio today. all of which were impromptu as mitt romney had cancelled his schedule in virginia and come here and campaign in the buckeye state with his running mate. in salina, second day in a row he aggressively courted moderate independent swing voters, new rhetoric from him. it came in right on the border of indiana in a very republican party of ohio. what he is trying to do is energize the republican base but courted the moderate swing voters. listen. >> i know there is good democrats that love america just like we do. i want to reach across the aisle to them, work together, put the interests of the people ahead of the politicians. we've got to do this. it's too critical a time.
, we are awaiting the start of governor mitt romney's final rally today in the battleground state of florida. just 10 days to go until election day, both candidates are not wasting anytime this weekend reaching out and trying to anyway to as many voters as they can. the chief political correspondent carl cameron joins us to the governor's rally. carl, good to see you. >> hi, rick. we are right now on interstate 4 in florida. the famed corridor wherefore decades, successful republican candidates have mined votes for victory. mitt romney just wrapped up an event in kiss saw -- kis sigh mee. earlier the day he started in the pan ham of pensacola, florida, a very, very republican part of the state. it was with a crowd of 8,000, 9,000 people in a big school auditorium he actually started courting independent swing voters and moderates taking about bipartisan ship and his pledge to do what he says barack obama failed to do. he was criticizion -- criticizing where he said he would be bipartisan and said that's what mr. obama did not do on obama care and a hoses of other issues. mitt romn
morning, eric. >> governor romney who you have advised, what should he say to president obama tomorrow night? >> the tragedy that occurred in benghazi is a debacle for not only the administration's foreign policy before the attack and after the attack, it's also emblematic of the failed world view, its inability to understand what's going on in the middle east and the threats that the united states, israel, and our arab friends face and inindicative of a larger problem globally. i think for governor romney to articulate a peace through strength through foreign policy will be a substantial contrast with what the obama administration has failed to achieve. >> everyone's focusing on benghazi at the moment. before we get to this, talk about the world view. look at egypt turning his back on must b mu.you've got russia,e islamists. tell me more about your view of that world view and how you think mr. romney could define it tomorrow. >> well, i think this goes to the basic issue of america's place in the world. do you think as president obama does that america's too strong, that we've had too
romney say directly to the president? >> well, i think that he is going to say that the policy of the u.s. government and the response of the u.s. government and members of his administration is putting america at risk, putting america at risk because the administration hasn't been able to get its story straight about what happened, who knew it and when it happened. that's a big, hiewmg liable for president ork bottommasm he stepped in it further on that last debate when he claimed he told the world that it was an act of terrorism, when for two weeks after that, he and other members of the administration department claim it was an act of terror. there is a huge liable here for the president. >> eric: marjorie, how will the president explain that? >> i think there are a few things. first, he's going to go back to what came out of the debate, which continues to be true, that in the rose garden, after the attack, he described the attack as an act of terror. but i think it's important to remember which party is playing pol particulars. mitt romney was the one who in the immediate afterfact,
the president will carry virginia. >> reporter: due to the upcoming storm, governor romney cancelled evens in virginia. instead, he will link up with his vice-presidential runningmate in ohio and the two of them will campaign in that key state. one romney supporter, former house speaker newt gingrich had sharp words for the president over his campaigning scheduling choices over the consulate in libbia, compared to today. >> you notice, he is canceling his treps over the hurricane. he didn't cancel his trips over benghazi. have you to wonder between benghazi, the price of gasoline and unemployment, how much burden the president's going to carry into the last week. >> reporter: governor romney cancelled his events in virginia so police and emergency personnel could focus on storm preps and not election event preps. >> jamie: molly, thank you? >> jamie, several big swing states are in play for the presidential election. together, they'll likely decide who sits in the oval office the next four years. joining us now we have two analysts. toney and martin, welcome. tony, let me start with you. w
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